Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts

Peak Downs Highway (Mackay and Eton)

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Status:Under construction
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Late 2020 - Late 2021
Estimated Project Cost:$18,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$14,400,000
Local Council/Shire:Mackay Regional Council

Project Description

Targeted road safety improvements, including wide centrelines, audiotactile linemarking, shoulder widening, removing roadside hazards, and safety barriers as appropriate.


Improved safety for all road users.


The Australian Government has committed up to $14.4 million towards this project.


Construction commenced in late 2020 and is expected to be completed by late 2021, weather permitting.

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Project details last updated: 5/07/2021